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*Stereo Guru's share some knowledge*

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by THROUGHITALLDUDE, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    So I have the stock head unit on my truck when i go wheel or hit large bumps in the road the right side of my truck dims and then if i bang on the head unit it comes back. I have a US SPEC for my ipod that I am using I imagine thats whats going out. I am contemplating getting a after market head unit that has a aux jack and using that rather than the US SPEC because I want a black head unit so I will get the double din plate with a new unit.

    My questions are if I go after market how do I know which head unit fits a double din or a Single din. Because I dont wanna buy one that wouldnt fit those kits?????
     
  2. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

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    F.U> GUYZ
    broken mods
    you can put either in your truck
    whick ever you choose
     
  3. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    ya but how would i be able to tell if a certain head unit would fit inside the kid
     
  4. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

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    its either a full face 2 dinn or a single din with like a opening under it
    check my pics i have singel dinn

    the kit and wiring harness you buy with the radio
     
  5. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    What i mean is the opening in the kit does anyone know what the demension of the opening where you put the head unit? b/c I dont wanna accidentally buy a head unit thats too big or too small for it
     
  6. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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    DIN is a standardised size. It can be single or double. They all fit.
     
  7. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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  8. Nov 4, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    thank you guys sorry brutal if i was driving you up the wall with my dumb questions thats for the help.....what brand did you get metra or Scosche I hear mixed reviews of both
     
  9. Nov 4, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    I saw this I kinda think its cool and kinda dumb at the same time the only reason why i think it would be cool is because with the new itunes my i touch now have all my albums with the album artwork so if my touch was plugged into this it would play the song with the album artwork in the screen what do you guys think dumb? or Cool idea?
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  10. Nov 4, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    Interesting concept, but i wouldnt buy a dual
     
  11. Nov 5, 2010 at 2:55 AM
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    Sony has a new radio that does kinda the same thing.
     
  12. Nov 5, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    That's a cool idea, but they do not work in all applications.

    My son bought one of these head units that has the flip down iPod dock. After he installed it, he flipped down the dock, and his iPhone would not fit into the dock because a part of the dashboard was in the way.

    Before you buy one of these check your car or truck and make sure you have enough clearance to dock what you plan on using.
     
  13. Nov 6, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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    Just use a remote wire in the center console or glove box. Then control the phone from your head unit.
     
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